FORT MYERS, Fl. - Another twist in the Allstar Auto Auction story we told you about Wednesday night. After a fire ripped through business back on October 1st, employees have come forward saying they haven't gotten paid.
Now, a customer whol sold his car through the company reached out to us because he too is waiting to get his money.
"I want my money or I want my truck, you can't have both," Anthony Coy says.
Coy brought this truck to the Allstar Auto Auction a few weeks ago. On September 29th, it sold.
"I went into the office to go get paid and they told me I had to come back Monday and that made me very nervous so what I did was I took my title from them," he says.
A few days later, Coy says he did get a check and it said the right amount, 69-hundred dollars. But what he got was nothing
"The check came back nsf which is non sufficient funds... I feel like I've been scammed... I've tried to call him since the check came back, he hasn't tried to contact me or I cannot get a hold of him at all," Coy adds.
We tried to talk to the owners, Mike Miski and Lisa Digirolamo at home and over the phone.
Lisa mentioned on the phone, employee checks will be mailed on Saturday after the accountant delivers them. She did not address the issue of Coy's 69-hundred dollars.
"They kept using it as an excuse and I tried to be real cordial with them, understanding but I still explained look, you know you still have to pay me, I'm sorry you had a fire but I want my money," Coy adds.
WINK News was able to talk with owner Mike Miski on the phone. He says all the employees' checks are going out Saturday as well as Coy's check for the car he sold.
Coy says he has hired an attorney and filed a report with the Lee County Sheriff's Office. We will check back early next week and see if everyone got paid.